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georgical

A rural poem; a poetical composition on husbandry, containing rules for cultivating lands, etc.; as, the Georgics of Virgil.

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phrasebooks

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re

  • noun the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    ray.
  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.

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respelling

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headword

  • noun a content word that can be qualified by a modifier
    head word.
  • noun a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)

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encarta

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headword

  • noun a content word that can be qualified by a modifier
    head word.
  • noun a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)

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ethnologic

  • adjective of or relating to ethnology
    ethnological.
    • ethnological field work

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lookup

  • noun an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
    search.
    • they wrote a program to do a table lookup

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unabridged

  • noun a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary
    unabridged dictionary.
  • adjective (used of texts) not shortened
    • an unabridged novel

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lookup

  • noun an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
    search.
    • they wrote a program to do a table lookup

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cyclopedic

Belonging to the circle of the sciences, or to a cyclopedia; of the nature of a cyclopedia; hence, of great range, extent, or amount; as, a man of cyclopedic knowledge.

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define

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify.
  • verb give a definition for the meaning of a word
    • Define `sadness'

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encyclopaedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

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webster

  • noun English playwright (1580-1625)
    John Webster.
  • noun United States politician and orator (1782-1817)
    Daniel Webster.

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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phraseological

Of or pertaining to phraseology; consisting of a peculiar form of words. "This verbal or phraseological answer." Bp. Pearson.

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cache

  • noun a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    hoard; stash.

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koasati

  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Alabama; a member of the Creek Confederacy
  • noun the Muskhogean language spoken by the Koasati

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entry

  • noun an item inserted in a written record
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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wb

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
    weber.

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compiler

  • noun a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
  • noun (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
    compiling program.

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etymological

  • adjective based on or belonging to etymology
    • I merely drew an etymological distinction

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catalog

  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalogue.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog
  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalogue.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements

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larousse

  • noun French lexicographer (1817-1875)
    Pierre Larousse; Pierre Athanase Larousse.

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catalog

  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalogue.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog
  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalogue.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements

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newspeak

  • noun deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public
    • the welfare state brought its own newspeak

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hogwash

  • noun unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
    buncombe; bunk; guff; bunkum; rot.

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dingbat

  • noun a silly empty-headed person
    • you would be a dingbat even to try it
    • yet here he was with an upper class dingbat who just happened to be married to his sister

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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encyclopedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopaedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

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pronunciation

  • noun the manner in which someone utters a word
    • they are always correcting my pronunciation
  • noun the way a word or a language is customarily spoken
    orthoepy.
    • the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners
    • that is the correct pronunciation

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phytochemical

  • noun a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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trilingual

  • adjective satellite using or knowing three languages
    • trilingual speakers

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handy

  • adjective satellite easy to reach
    ready to hand.
    • found a handy spot for the can opener
  • noun United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
    W. C. Handy; William Christopher Handy.

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biographic

  • adjective of or relating to or being biography
    biographical.
    • biographical data

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thesaurus

  • noun a book containing a classified list of synonyms
    synonym finder.

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monolingual

  • noun a person who knows only one language
  • adjective using or knowing only one language
    • monolingual speakers
    • a monolingual dictionary

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translate

  • verb restate (words) from one language into another language
    render; interpret.
    • I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.
    • Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?
    • She rendered the French poem into English
    • He translates for the U.N.
  • verb change from one form or medium into another
    transform.
    • Braque translated collage into oil

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neological

Of or pertaining to neology; employing new words; of the nature of, or containing, new words or new doctrines.
A genteel neological dictionary. Chesterfield.

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cite

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; refer.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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combinatory

  • adjective marked by or relating to or resulting from combination
    combinative.
  • adjective satellite relating to or involving combinations
    combinatorial; combinative.

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catalogue

  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalog.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements
  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalog.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog

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entry

  • noun an item inserted in a written record
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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collegiate

  • adjective of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
    collegial.
    • collegiate living
    • collegiate attitudes
    • collegiate clothes

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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compendious

  • adjective satellite briefly giving the gist of something
    compact; summary; succinct.
    • a short and compendious book
    • a compact style is brief and pithy
    • succinct comparisons
    • a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

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oe

a diphthong, employed in the Latin language, and thence in the English language, as the representative of the Greek diphthong oi. In many words in common use, e alone stands instead of &oe;. Classicists prefer to write the diphthong oe separate in Latin words.

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compile

  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune
  • verb put together out of existing material
    compose.
    • compile a list

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crusca

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catalogue

  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalog.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements
  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalog.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog

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thespian

  • noun a theatrical performer
    player; role player; histrion; actor.
  • adjective of or relating to drama
    • the movie director had thespian cooperation

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compilation

  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    digest.
  • noun the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list)
    compiling.
    • the job of compiling the inventory took several hours

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conchological

(Zoöl.) Pertaining to, or connected with, conchology.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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rhyming

  • adjective having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds
    rhymed; riming.
    • rhymed verse
    • rhyming words
  • verb compose rhymes
    rime; rhyme.

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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chaldee

Of or pertaining to Chaldea. -- n. The language or dialect of the Chaldeans; eastern Aramaic, or the Aramaic used in Chaldea.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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warlpiri

  • noun a language of Australian aborigines
    Walbiri.

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merriam

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athabaskan

  • noun a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska
    Athabascan; Athapaskan; Athapascan.
  • noun a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
    Athapaskan language; Athabascan; Athapaskan; Athapascan.

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cache

  • noun a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    hoard; stash.

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expository

  • adjective satellite serving to expound or set forth
    expositive.
    • clean expository writing

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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biographical

  • adjective of or relating to or being biography
    biographic.
    • biographical data

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online

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    on-line.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    on-line.
    • an on-line database

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pronounce

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; enunciate; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • verb pronounce judgment on
    judge; label.
    • They labeled him unfit to work here

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pronunciation

  • noun the manner in which someone utters a word
    • they are always correcting my pronunciation
  • noun the way a word or a language is customarily spoken
    orthoepy.
    • the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners
    • that is the correct pronunciation

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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equate

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    correspond.

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abnaki

  • noun a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec
    Abenaki.
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot

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describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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hyphenation

  • noun division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
    word division.
  • noun connecting syllables and words by hyphens

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listing

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    list.
  • noun the act of making a list of items
    itemisation; itemization.

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klingon

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dialog

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    dialogue; duologue.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialogue.

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speller

  • noun someone who spells words
    good speller; poor speller.
  • noun an introductory textbook to teach spelling

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inform

  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    • I informed him of his rights
  • verb give character or essence to
    • The principles that inform modern teaching

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efl

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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jacaranda

  • noun an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black
    Dalbergia nigra; Brazilian rosewood; caviuna wood.

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spelling

  • noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    spell out; spell.
    • How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer

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littre

  • noun French lexicographer (1801-1881)
    Maximilien Paul Emile Littre.

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tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.
  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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interlingual

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metadata

  • noun data about data
    • a library catalog is metadata because it describes publications

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austronesian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
  • noun the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
    Austronesian language.

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typology

  • noun classification according to general type

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topographical

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographic.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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roget

  • noun English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869)
    Peter Mark Roget.

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orthographical

Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic.

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implementation

  • noun the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
    execution; carrying out.
    • the agency was created for the implementation of the policy
  • noun the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
    effectuation.

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dolichocephalic

  • noun an adult with a long narrow head
  • adjective having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75
    dolichocranial; dolichocranic.

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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wordnet

  • noun any of the machine-readable lexical databases modeled after the Princeton WordNet
  • noun a machine-readable lexical database organized by meanings; developed at Princeton University
    Princeton WordNet.

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compiler

  • noun a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
  • noun (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
    compiling program.

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abenaki

  • noun a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec
    Abnaki.

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contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

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amharic

Of or pertaining to Amhara, a division of Abyssinia; as, the Amharic language is closely allied to the Ethiopic. -- n. The Amharic language (now the chief language of Abyssinia).

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usage

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun accepted or habitual practice
    usance; custom.

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polyglot

  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    linguist.
  • adjective satellite having a command of or composed in many languages
    • a polyglot traveler
    • a polyglot Bible contains versions in different languages

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concise

  • adjective expressing much in few words
    • a concise explanation

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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multilingual

  • adjective using or knowing more than one language
    • a multilingual translator
    • a multilingual nation

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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nonsexist

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classify

  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; sort out; class.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
  • verb declare unavailable, as for security reasons
    • Classify these documents

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scrabble

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scribble; doodle.
  • noun a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game

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devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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ornithological

  • adjective of or relating to ornithology
    • her ornithological interests

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user

  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    exploiter.

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doublespeak

  • noun any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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skill

  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; accomplishment; acquisition.
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    science.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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